Our consultancy services assist our clients achieve cost effective software development so they can really KNOW if they are getting value for their investment dollars. We use International Standard Measurement techniques to quantify software and monitor the efficiency, cost effectiveness and quality of the our clients' suppliers software development processes and products.
Total Metrics consultants are experienced Scope Managers in the Victorian Governments SouthernSCOPE methodology for management of projects through quantitative measurement. We assist clients in early 'sizing' of their projects for early estimates , quantitative assessment of supplier responses, quantifying project variations and assessing supplier performance.
Total Metrics consultants use International ISO standard techniqes to measure the functional size of your project (Function Points). Combined with Industry productivity data ( ISBSG s) and sophisticated estimation toolsets ( SPR KnowledgePLAN ) we work with you to determine the effort, cost, resources and schedule to develop your project
How big is the software project you are planning to implement? What is the size of the application portfolio you are planning to outsource? Total Metrics' consultants use internationally recognised ISO accredited Functional Sizing Methodologies to measure the size of your projects and software applications. Our consultants are IFPUG and COSMIC accredited (CFPS) function point analysts and have a minimum of 15 years experience in function point counting. They function point count existing applications or planned projects for inhouse custom built software, ERP and COTs packages, realtime and embedded software.
Investments in new products or services or their infrastructure are often made without really knowing what benefits they will bring the organization. Most Business Cases are written and often approved without the people proposing the investment being able to clearly articulate the problem that the Investment will address. Total Metrics works with the people identifying the need for an investment to provide a complete framework for the Investment so that the investment's potential to bring real benefits to the organization is correctly assessed.TOTAL METRICS has certified consultants to assist you in developing Investment Logic Maps, Concept Briefs and Benefits Management Plans for your planned investment as per the Investment Management Standard.
TOTAL METRICS has 15 years experience in Benchmarking Software Development. We work with your organisation to identify the Productivity and Quality of your software development environment and compare it externally with Industry data.
TOTAL METRICS specialises in the implementation of software measurement practices and procedures compliant with ISO/IEC 15939 to establish a mature Measurement and Analysis Process. We work with you to establish the infrastructure for a metrics program along with the ongoing skills transfer to an organisations metrics staff.
TOTAL METRICS pioneered the concept of a quantitative objective means of auditing function point counts and are recognized as world leaders in FP Validation
TOTAL METRICS has developed its own unique methodology for estimating the size of software applications in Function Points. This technique takes less than a half a day an application and has been proved to be within 15% of the actual measured size. This technique has been used extensively by outsourcing contractors to establish baseline size for software asset portfolios and to determine software asset value by replacement cost.
Improved processes enable your IT organization to deliver more software product and better quality product or service with the same or less overall cost.
Our consultants work with your IT organisation to develop a Process Assessment Model based approach for your process improvement project